Emmaus - Village Carlton

Referral address

School Lane
Carlton
Bedford
MK43 7LQ

Referral phone

01234 720826

Referral email

chloemarkevics@emmausvc.org

Website

https://www.emmaus.org.uk/village_carlton


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people with support needs. No local connection required.

Who we cannot help

Arsonists, sex offenders or people with a history of violence. People with medium/high support needs.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency. Referrals come from agencies throughout the UK.

Referral procedure

Complete application form on the website and send back via e-mail/post. Alternatively fill in the referral form on the Emmaus UK website. Applicant will be contacted via phone upon receipt of application to complete a risk assessment. Applicant may then be invited up for a trial day if EVC believes they may be able to meet their needs.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: None

Support and accommodation

Support offered

4 members of support team, working Mon-Sunday during working hours. Emergency on-call system. Key Worker assigned upon entry and 6 weekly Personal Development Plans are held with agreed targets. Residents volunteer full time in Communities Social Enterprise.

Rooms and charges

There is no charge made to residents.

  • Single: 42
  • Total spaces: 42

Facilities

  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished, most ensuite.
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  • Disabled facilities: Unable to accommodate wheelchair users due to location of the site.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, IT suite, gym, games room, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

Must attend residents' meetings. No alcohol allowed on the premises. Smoking allowed in own rooms and designated outdoor areas. Licence agreement. Illegal drugs and legal highs not tolerated

Visitors

Until 10pm. Overnight guests with staff permission.

User participation

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Further information

Public transport

Local bus routes to Bedford and Rushden – bus station is approximately 15 minutes walk from Emmaus.

Volunteering

Currently have 45 volunteers. Help with shops, warehouse, van driving, bistro, and organising evening activities. BarbaraFitzgerald@emmausvc.org

Donations

Furniture, clothing, books, bric a brac, bikes, electrical items to sell in shops. Phone 01234 720826 or email office@emmausvc.plus.com for details.


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